Messiah Ramkissoon & Friends

is postponed until

March 13, 2014


Messiah Ramkissoon


"We believe that our
culture is a weapon

and we bring you our
most talented

Jazz musicians."


Viola Plummer




"Jazz is a music of the spirit..."

Ahmed Abdullah
Musical Director
Join us and support Jazz: A Music of the Sprit.

For more information on the thesis go to:

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Only The Best Jazz Musicians in NYC!

Cecil Bridgewater at Sistas' Place!


For reservations call (718) 398-1766


Sistas' Place Coffee House

456 Nostrand Avenue

corner of Jefferson Avenue
Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn NYC


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Saturday, February 28th, 2015, the reknowned trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater comes to Sistas's Place with David Ivey on piano, George Gray on drums and Marcus McLaurine on bass. Cecil Bridgewater's 40 plus years of experience includes roles as performer, composer, arranger, record producer and educator. In this special performance, he promises to also "Talk About the Music," as well as play the kind of jazz you won't hear anyplace else but Sistas' Place.


Cecil Bridgewater has been a member of the groups of Max Roach, Horace Silver and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra to name a few. He has also shared the stage and/or studio with the Count Basie Orchestra, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Heath, Sir Roland Hanna, Wynton Marsalis and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers among others. As a soloist, writer, arranger and musical consultant, he has collaborated with such musical luminaries as Max Roach. Cecil's compositions and arrangements have been recorded and performed by Lena Horne, Vanessa Rubin, the Uptown String Quartet, and Dee Dee Bridgewater, (he contributed 9 of arrangements on her CD, "This Is New" the compositions of Kurt Weill and (three of his arrangements are included on her Grammy Award winning CD, "Dear Ella"), among others.


Sets 9 & 10:30; tickets $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 718 398-1766; Sistas' Place is located at 456 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn.


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Women's History Month

Sat., Mach 7, 2015
The Golden Voice of Mali
, Awa Sangho



Awa Sangho


More info at:

Women's History Month

Sat., March 14, 2015
Vocalist Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch & Guitarist Monnette Sudler plus...


Guitarist Monnette Sudler & Vocalist Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch


For more info see

20th Season Schedule


March- Women's History Month (* not WHM event)
Sat., Mach 7, 2015- The Golden Voice of Mali, Awa Sangho
*Fri., March 13, 2015- Messiah Ramkissoon & Friends
Sat., March 14, 2015- Vocalist Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch & Guitarist Monnette Sudler plus...
Sat., March 21, 2015- Mavis Swan Poole and Jeremy "Bean" Clemons

Sat., March 21, 2015- African Bazaar, 1-6pm, Sistas' Place, Download flyer
Sat., March 28, 2015- Lil Phillips Celebrating the Music of James Phillips (composer of the Sistas' Place theme song)


April-The Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival
Sat., April 4th- Bluiett
Sat., April 11th- Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora
Sat., April18th- Akua Dixon
Sat., April 25th- Derrick Barker (In Tribute to his Mentors Roy Ayers and Bobby Hutcherson)


May- African Liberation Month
Sat., May 2nd- Robert Rutledge in Tribute to Lee Morgan
Sat., May 9th- TK Blue
Sat., May 16th- Alan Palmer (Malcolm X's, Legacy Years On, Part ll)
Sat., May 23- Dwight West (A Tribute to Amiri Baraka)
Sat., May 30th- The New Cookers- featuring Kenyatta Beasley and Keith Loftis


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